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Bournemouth Young Volunteers #ActionSquad: May & June. Supported volunteer opportunities for 13-21 yr olds. Have fun and be part of your community!
Slades Park Pavilion- Opening

Slades Park Pavilion- Opening

The new Pavilion in Slades Park is opening on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May at 2pm.
CALLING ALL BUDDING YOUNG SONGWRITERS! INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN A “SONG for the TERRACES” COMPETITION, in association with AFC Bournemouth. Open to all young people 16 years old and under.
Secret Garden Workgroup

Secret Garden Workgroup

Lend a hand in the community vegetable garden. Volunteers are the backbone of this space. Help green up your local area by volunteering with us.
Do you like creative writing?

Do you like creative writing?

Do you like creative writing? Are you aged between 11-18 and live in Dorset? Then you need to sign up to Young Writers, a brand-new Lighthouse learning programme. As a Lighthouse Young Writer, you will get the chance to attend workshops led by professional writers, attend Lighthouse performances for free and see your work published […]
Volunteer Opportunities for Local Young People in April/ May

Volunteer Opportunities for Local Young People in April/ May

BYV is pleased to let you know about fantastic volunteer opportunities in your community … Volunteer with Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (BEAF) your hours go towards your Bournemouth Young Volunteers certificates (find out more by contacting Terry Husher on 07990080436 Tues 30th April, Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd May, from 10am (this is all weather dependent… […]
BTEC Level 3 Sport – Outdoor Adventure Open Event

BTEC Level 3 Sport – Outdoor Adventure Open Event

BTEC Level 3 Sport – Outdoor Adventure Open Event The Open Event is this Saturday 16th March at Rockley Point in Poole Rockley Point Sailing Centre Address; Rockley Watersports Rockley Point Poole Dorset BH15 4RW 01202 660794 Rockley Education Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport – Outdoor Adventure!! The course in a nutshell is the […]
Learn to play day – Absolute Music

Learn to play day – Absolute Music

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun for the national 'Learn To Play Day' event at Absolute Music
BYV#AS – February Half Term Volunteer Activities!

BYV#AS – February Half Term Volunteer Activities!

Put your wellies on and get active!
Big Green Spring Clean

Big Green Spring Clean

Join the Big Green Spring Clean on the 20th February 2019
Bournemouth Conversation

Bournemouth Conversation

Hosting 250 amazing local people running volunteer organisations in their community!
Seafront & RNLI Lifeguard Recruitment Days

Seafront & RNLI Lifeguard Recruitment Days

Be part of the seafront team for the upcoming 2019 season
AFCB – Female Elite Player Programme

AFCB – Female Elite Player Programme

AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust are proud to be offering an exciting opportunity for young talented football enthusiasts to combine academic studies with a comprehensive football development curriculum on our Female Elite Player Programme.
College Information Evening for Parents

College Information Evening for Parents

If your parents are asking you about what your plans are for College why not send them along to this event at Bournemouth and Poole College.
Kooth – If you are looking for help

Kooth – If you are looking for help

Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. 

Influence the new Christchurch Skate park!

Influence the new Christchurch Skate park!

Two Riversmeet Leisure centre is getting a new skate park, so if you skate, scoot or ride a bmx in the area, then we'd like your input!
The Art of Rap: A two-day masterclass with Ric Flo

The Art of Rap: A two-day masterclass with Ric Flo

We’re looking for young people aged 14-17 to join a two-day rap masterclass, led by rap artist Ric Flo and with production support from Tony Bones
Life Drive Courses in Bournemouth

Life Drive Courses in Bournemouth

LifeDrives' FREE scheme can help you feel more confident by providing enjoyable interactive theory and practical driver training.
Christmas  Opening Times 2018

Christmas Opening Times 2018

Over Christmas some of our projects vary their opening patterns. Here is a list of what is different
Princes Trust Team Programme

Princes Trust Team Programme

The Prince’s Trust Team Programme is recruiting!
Young Carers Light Painting

Young Carers Light Painting

Young Carers Light Painting
Spreading Christmas Cheer

Spreading Christmas Cheer

Young Volunteers meeting residents of supported housing.
B-on Track

B-on Track

B-on Track is a new and exciting offer for those who are 16 to 18 and not in education, employment or training
BBC Young Reporter

BBC Young Reporter

BBC Young Reporter is an exciting opportunity for young people to get involved with the BBC. If you are 11-18 years old then this is a chance for you to tell the stories that matter to you.
Ecosia Search Engine

Ecosia Search Engine

Search engine to protect the enviroment
Bournemouth Young Volunteers Celebration 2018 Photo Gallery

Bournemouth Young Volunteers Celebration 2018 Photo Gallery

Photo's from the BYV Celebration Event 2018
Big Experience Week

Big Experience Week

Pret A Manger are holding their Big Experience Week where you can get paid work experience and potentially get onto their apprenticeship programme
AFCB Sensory Packs

AFCB Sensory Packs

AFC Bournemouth and the Community Sports Trust have just announced new matchday sensory packs for supporters with disabilities for the club’s forthcoming home games at Vitality Stadium.
Centre Myself

Centre Myself

An 8 week programme providing girls aged 11-17 with a platform to explore themes of self-love, confidence and empowerment.
Young Carers Awareness Day

Young Carers Awareness Day

Thursday 25th January is Young Carers Awareness Day!
New website for 15-30 year olds

New website for 15-30 year olds

Dorset NHS need your help. They have a new website for 15-30 year olds with advice on how to stay well this winter (winter is coming).
Town Hall Youth Debate 2017

Town Hall Youth Debate 2017

More than 50 secondary school pupils from across Bournemouth took part in this year’s Youth Parliamentary debate.
HELP SHAPE BOURNEMOUTH’S LOCAL OFFER

HELP SHAPE BOURNEMOUTH’S LOCAL OFFER

Young People who have special educational needs (SEN) and/ or disabilities aged 16+ are being asked to give their feedback on Bournemouth's local offer.
Bournemouth Town Hall Parliament Week Debate for Young People

Bournemouth Town Hall Parliament Week Debate for Young People

Young people from Bournemouth will again have the opportunity to take over the council chamber on 17th November 2017
Life as a care leaver

Life as a care leaver

We are supporting National Care Leavers week 2017- check out our latest secret young person blog
England Talent Day

England Talent Day

Find some details here!
The Chatterbox Magazine

The Chatterbox Magazine

The latest addition! Issue 26
Make Your Mark 2017

Make Your Mark 2017

What should YOUR UK Youth Parliament campaign on?
Young Carers Summer Activity!

Young Carers Summer Activity!

On Monday 21st August, a small group of young carers headed out to explore Hengistbury Head.
BYC Take On Kayaking

BYC Take On Kayaking

On Wednesday 30th August, a group of Bournemouth Young Carers tried out kayaking for their Summer Activity.
Sexual Health Week 2017

Sexual Health Week 2017

For Sexual Health Week this year, we're talking about porn.
Bournemouth Youth Committee’s Trip To London

Bournemouth Youth Committee’s Trip To London

On Thursday 7th September, Bournemouth Youth Committee headed up to London for a trip
College Personal Trainers qualify as Youth Health Champions

College Personal Trainers qualify as Youth Health Champions

Back in May 2017, Youth Health Champions teamed up with Bournemouth & Poole College to train up a group personal training students.
ACTIVE 10 @ Boscombe Football Tournament

ACTIVE 10 @ Boscombe Football Tournament

Bournemouth’s Youth Health Champions have been keeping young people active over the summer! See what they've got up to
Summer

Summer

Find out we are offering to you over this summer. There are so many to chose from!!
Celebrating Diversity Conference Gallery

Celebrating Diversity Conference Gallery

Celebrating Diversity Conference Gallery Check out some great photos from the Conference here! On Friday 4th August, AFC Bournemouth held a Celebrating Diversity Conference and B-Town Youth got involved! Check out AFC Bournemouth’s report @ https://www.afcb.co.uk/news/community/afc-bournemouth-hold-diversity-conference Here are some pictures!
Updated Things To Do :)

Updated Things To Do 🙂

Updated Things To Do! We’ve refreshed our Things To Do Page, make sure you check it out in time for summer!
Volunteering with NCS & Bournemouth Youth Committee

Volunteering with NCS & Bournemouth Youth Committee

Volunteering with NCS and Bournemouth Youth Committee Check out this great video of young member of Bournemouth Youth Committe about volunteering!
Go For It #78

Go For It #78

Apprenticeship and job opportunities including Retail, Catering and Building Maintenance.
Go For It #79

Go For It #79

Apprenticeship Opportunities, Retail Positions and Volunteering Opportunities.
Go For It Jobs Bulletin Questionnaire

Go For It Jobs Bulletin Questionnaire

The GFI Jobs Bulletins are issued on a fortnightly basis and we want to know what you think about them?
Celebrating Diversity Conference!

Celebrating Diversity Conference!

Stadium Tours will be available on the day however you will need to be booked in advance as there are limited places! Do check it out!
The Big Youth Survey 2017

The Big Youth Survey 2017

The Council should involve young people in reviewing the quality of the activities and whether they are easy to use. To help us do this we would like you to complete this questionnaire. Thank you!
The Bourne Free Pride Festival

The Bourne Free Pride Festival

The Bourne Free Pride Festival - Celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture on Friday, June 30 to Sunday, July 2
Diabetes Awareness Week

Diabetes Awareness Week

Diabetes Week kicks off on 11 June, and this year the theme is: Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes.
Premier League Kicks

Premier League Kicks

Check out these great opportunities AFCB Community is holding weekly!
Bournemouth Young Volunteer Awards 2017

Bournemouth Young Volunteer Awards 2017

A celebration of volunteers aged 13-21 from the local community, a chance to say thank you for your commitment and celebrate your success!
Wear It, Beat It 2017

Wear It, Beat It 2017

Heart disease touches us all. The huge impact it has on those living with heart disease is often felt by their families and friends just as much. Wear It, Beat It, this Friday.
Tourettes Awareness Day

Tourettes Awareness Day

Find out how you can raise awareness on tourettes here!
General Election 2017

General Election 2017

Find some information on this years General Election 2017 here!
What does Good Friday mean?

What does Good Friday mean?

What does Good Friday mean? The reasons behind the name Good Friday occurs the last Friday before Easter Sunday. This year it falls on the 14th April, but this can change annually. According to the Bible, the son of God was flogged, ordered to carry the cross on which he would be crucified and then […]
Horticultural Apprenticeship

Horticultural Apprenticeship

Looking for an apprenticeship? Could this one be for you?
Bournemouth Bay Run

Bournemouth Bay Run

Bournemouth Bay Run is supporting the British Heart Foundation and takes place on Sunday 2nd April 2017
World Autism Awareness Week

World Autism Awareness Week

Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum. Together with their families, this means autism is a part of daily life for 2.8 million people.
Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

The day unites the entire nation in trying to make a difference to the lives of thousands of people across Africa and the UK who are facing terrible injustice or living in desperate poverty.
National Child Exploitation Day

National Child Exploitation Day

Help to improve the chances of young people being heard and to deter sexual predators and trafficking through awareness of CSE.
NHS

NHS

Consultations sets out our proposals to improve health and care services in Dorset as part of a Clinical Services Review. The Clinical Service Reviews (CSR) is being led by the NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The CCG is the Organisation responsible for commissioning - or planning and securing - healthcare in Dorset.
International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

Will you #BeBoldForChange ?
National Apprenticeship Week 2017

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

6th - 10th March is National Apprenticeship Week 2017! Find some information here!
Female Goals

Female Goals

Fun, Friends and Fitness run by a female fitness instructor.
Council Merger Plans Update

Council Merger Plans Update

The various councils across Dorset have progressed plans to merge the existing 9 councils in Dorset into 2 councils.
507 Valentines day

507 Valentines day

Learn to love yourself
Bullying Survey

Bullying Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete our bullying survey!
Half Term Activities!

Half Term Activities!

Half Term Activities Monday 13 – Friday 17 February West Howe: Time ~ 1-3pm Price ~ FREE Where ~ The Multi Use Game Area, Kinson & West Howe, North Bournemouth Children’s Centre, Moore Avenue, Bournemouth BH11 8AU Active Dorset are offering Touch Rugby and yBall sessions in West Howe during February Half Term. Qualified coaches […]
Pizza night

Pizza night

Bournemouth young carers raised awareness for Young Carers Awareness Day by eating out at Bournemouth Pizza Co.

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end a hand in the community vegetable garden. Volunteers are the backbone of this space. Help green up your local area by volunteering with us. To find out more and get involved contact Dani 01202 466130 / 07376 797021 or email socsi.in/L87q3-horne@bo…

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Do you like creative writing? Are you aged between 11-18? Find out more... socsi.in/UzBm5

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Young people from Bournemouth and Poole held an initial meeting with Graham Farrant and Judith Ramsdale. The new Chief Executive and Corporate Director of Children’s services spent 2 hours hearing how young people influence services socsi.in/1ICFS

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RT @CareerAdviceBpc: .@DWFRSPrincesTru are now recruiting young people to be on the next Prince’s Trust Team Programme which starts on Mond…

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RT @FaceForward_Dor: Good opportunity for #young adults interested in #music #poetry #arts...#youngtalent #talent #Dorset#Bournemouth @BTow

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The 507 session that runs from 2pm to 5pm today will be closed and we will be in the Pop Up Youth Centre in the Sovereign Centre instead

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Young people are being invited to join the county’s first volunteer police cadet unit. Are you a young person aged 13-17½ in the Bournemouth area, wanting to take part in fun activities, boost your confidence and help your community? socsi.in/gJsow

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Volunteering is about giving your time & energy to a good cause. You don’t get paid, but you do use your talents, develop skills & experience the pleasure of making a real difference to other people. We post opportunities suitable for young people here: socsi.in/mmJ0a

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Looking for Things to Do in and around the Bournemouth area. Check out our directory here: socsi.in/i79H6

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The 507 provides a wide range of free information, advice, counselling and support services to young people. Open today from 2-5pm. socsi.in/uAkOL

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The 507 provides a wide range of free information, advice, counselling and support services to young people. Drop in and see the team at The 507 today from 2-5pm. socsi.in/ZA9Pf

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RT @CadetsDorset: Want a chance to build your confidence , make a difference to your community, and have a good time? We want to hear fro…

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Open access session at The Henry Brown Youth Centre tonight from 7-9pm. socsi.in/EGx4V

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In need of Information, Advice and Support? Drop in Session at Sussed today from 2pm- 5pm. socsi.in/hQrg9

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We’re at Sussed tonight for our #BCPfirst consultation on services we provide for them @BCPCouncil

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B-Involved meet every Tuesday from 7-9pm at Sussed to discuss issues affecting young people in Bournemouth. socsi.in/VH11q

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B- Town Youth Advice can help you with anything that is holding you back or that you would like support with. B Town Youth Advice is a service located at our 2 centres, 507 in Boscombe, and Sussed in Kinson. To find out more please check out our website: socsi.in/Fsz4r

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If you think you might be a Young Carer and would like an assessment click here: socsi.in/hRwrQ

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Slades Park Pavilion consultation day. Do you use the park? Are you a park user? Skater, BMXer, Scooter Rider? Your voice is important to get the most out of this great facility. socsi.in/6hezr

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We can support young people with a range of issues. You can request our support online at: socsi.in/Fiiso

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WIN a £20 VOUCHER. Just by completing our Apprenticeships Quiz you can enter into a Prize Draw for a £20 voucher and learn more about this great training option. socsi.in/pqfav

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Today our team is at @afcbournemouth where 'Together anything is possible', They are looking at opportunities for working together in Dorset #WTD2019 Great to meet @jeffmostyn

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Aged 13-19? Information, Advice and Guidance for young people in Bournemouth. Drop in session at The 507 today from 2-5pm. socsi.in/D8nN6

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We can help you with anything that is holding you back or that you would like support with. Drop in session today from 2pm-5pm at Sussed socsi.in/O0ADj

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Information, Advice and Guidance session for young people aged 13-19 today from 2pm-5pm at Sussed socsi.in/PZN6l